FRIDAY, 29 AUGUST – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST).
UMS was represented by its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah who signed the agreement at a ceremony held at the Executive Board Room, Chancellery Building.
On behalf of JAIST, its previous agreement was signed by its President, Dr. Tetsuo Asano in Japan.
Advisor to the President of JAIST, Prof. Dr. Shungo Kawamishi was present representing the President of JAIST at the UMS-JAIST MoU and welcomed the upcoming cooperation that would benefit both institutions of higher learning in academia and research.
He also expressed hope that the impact of this collaboration between UMS and JAIST could find solutions to various problems related to science and technology.
Through the signed agreement, UMS and JAIST would be collaborating on the exchange of students and staff from various faculties, collaboration in research projects, exchange of data, information and academic publications, and organising of joint workshops or conferences involving areas of interest of both universities. – MA (fl)